Observation 220314: Helvella macropus (Pers.) P. Karst.
When: 2015-08-08
Collection location: Casco, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Notes: Growing in moss in a mossy, very rotten decorticated conifer log in a swampy area. Near red maple. White pine and hemlock nearby. Some spores fusoid and subfusoid. Growing about 10 feet away from this observation: http://mushroomobserver.org/220313?q=2evIQ

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Spores in ascus in 5% KOH at 100×.
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Paraphyses in 5% KOH at 100×.
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Presumably mature spores in 5% KOH at 100×.

Proposed Names

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Used references: Mushroomexpert.com, Ascomycete Fungi of North America
Based on microscopic features: Fusoid and subfusoid spores

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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